Acclaimed crime classics, beautifully repackaged for a new generation of fans.
Tanis Lyle was one of those passionate women who always get their own way. Her cousin Laura hated her. Most women did. But men found her irresistible and she used them mercilessly.
So when Tanis was found murdered there seemed to be any number of suspects on hand.
But Miss Silver had her own suspicions . . .
A particular favourite - Andrew Taylor
Miss Silver is marvellous - Daily Mail
. . . some of the best examples of the British country-house murder mystery - Alfred Hitchcock magazine
Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot - Manchester Evening News
Miss Wentworth is a first rate story-teller - Daily Telegraph
You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver - Observer
Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious, her characterization acute, her solution satisfying - The Scotsman
Patricia Wentworth has created a great detective in Miss Silver, the little old lady who nobody notices, but who in turn notices everything - Paula Gosling
Patricia Wentworth was born in Uttarakhand, India but as a young girl moved to London to study at Blackheath High School for Girls.
After writing several romances she turned her hand to crime fiction. She wrote dozens of bestselling mysteries before her death in 1961, and is recognised as one of the mistresses of classic crime fiction.